COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Columbus North took the first set on Tuesday (Oct. 6), but it was unable to hold on as Bloomington South rallied for a 3-1 volleyball victory.
Ultimately, the Panthers prevailed 22-25, 25-16, 25-21, 25-14 in Memorial Gym. Senior Emily Ehman paced the visitors with 16 kills, three aces and 12 digs. Junior Lizzy Sokeland contributed 11 kills, four solo blocks and three aces, while sophomore Sydney Conger added 10 kills and six aces.
Bloomington South improved to 16-7, while the Bull Dogs dropped to 8-19 with the decision.
Junior Imani Guy led Columbus North with 11 kills and five blocks, while junior Hannah Weaver tallied seven kills and senior Anne Marie Kiel netted five kills. Senior Hannah McKinney contributed 23 assists and two assists, while freshman Agustina Fainguersch had four blocks.
Junior Mackenzie Rooks paced the Bull Dogs' back row with 15 digs. McKinney, senior Grace Sonderman and freshman Maddy Sebahar each produced six digs.
CN took the JV match 25-17, 25-19. The Bull Dogs' JV improved to 6-13.
There was no freshman match.
Columbus North returns to action on Thursday (Oct. 8) when it hosts Class 4A No. 12 Franklin in its final home match of the season. JV and freshman matches are set for 6 p.m. The varsity will follow the JV about 7 p.m.